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7 ways to be an emotionally attentive parent
You’re in the supermarket, and your child wants to buy a pack of gum. You say no, and the inevitable happens: He throws a tantrum.
Most parents would get caught up in managing the outburst. Jonice Webb, a Boston-area psychologist, recommends trying to understand the cause. “If you can feel empathy for your child and respond to your child’s emotion, you’ll get much farther than if you’re just...